Crunchy Chicken Balls

Crunchy Chicken Balls

"Now that I'm retired from teaching, I have plenty of time to entertain. These individual chicken balls are always on the menu...much to the pleasure of my guests."
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Ingredients

15 m servings
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  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; mix well. Shape into 3/4-in. balls. Roll in pecans or parsley. Cover and chill.

Footnotes

  • Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with low-fat cheese, light mayonnaise and parsley and without add salt) equals 1 lean meat; also, 49 calories, 79 mg sodium, 16 mg cholesterol, 2 gm carbohydrate, 5 gm protein, 3 gm fat.

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This is outstanding. I attend a New Year's party where an ex-chef from the Marriot chain and I compete for best appetizer (I'm not sure he knows we are in competition). He announced this year th...

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I found this recipe to be a very bland chicken salad recipe. Sorry won't make again.

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This is outstanding. I attend a New Year's party where an ex-chef from the Marriot chain and I compete for best appetizer (I'm not sure he knows we are in competition). He announced this year th...

It was incredible! Super easy using things I had around the house!! I made one little change, I used chives instead of green onions. Took them to a Christmas party and they were a HUGE hit. I've...

I altered the recipe a bit to suit what I had on hand - used minced chicken bacon, ranch dressing instead of mayo and rolled the balls in breadcrumbs. I think heating the meat so the cheese mel...

these were very good ... took them to a party and they were gobbled up ... make sure and chop the nuts kinda small because they were hard to get to stick ... will definitely make again

Delicious and so easy to make. I toasted the pecans a little before rolling the balls in them and used Miracle Whip rather than mayonnaise since we prefer it.I will definitely use this one again.

These were really good and really easy. I prepped everything and my 8 year old daughter rolled the balls and assembled everything else. Then...they were left on the counter and the dog got to t...

I made these as appetizers for a casual gathering, and everyone loved them. (My husband, who is on the South Beach Diet, especially enjoyed them as well!)In a way, these are really just bun-less...

Making these "Asian style" this time. Marinated the chicken in soy sauce, brown sugar and sesame oil before grilling them. Omitting cheese, adding a sprinkle of Chinese Five Spice powder. Roll...

Made these for my Christmas party and they were a big hit. I added finely chopped dried cranberries for a festive touch. Delicious!

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